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STONE SOUR Bassist Says Transition From Guitarist JIM ROOT To CHRISTIAN MARTUCCI Has Been 'Easy'

Germany's Grasser Production recently conducted an interview with STONE SOUR bassist Johny Chow and drummer Roy Mayorga. The full chat can be seen below. A few excerpts follow (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): On the group's latest album, "Hydrograd": Johny: "STONE SOUR takes decent amount of breaks because of Corey [Taylor, vocals] doing SLIPKNOT, ...

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Watch WARREL DANE's Final Performance On Brazilian TV, Recorded Two Weeks Before His Death

Video footage of Warrel Dane's final appearance on Brazilian TV has been posted online and can now be seen below. On November 30, the SANCTUARY and NEVERMORE frontman was joined by Brazilian guitarists Johnny Moraes and Thiago Oliveira on the show "Sonoridades", which airs on RedeTV! The trio performed acoustically and spoke to presenters Mauricio ...

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POWERFLO Feat. BIOHAZARD, CYPRESS HILL, Ex-FEAR FACTORY Members: 'Less Than A Human' Video

"Less Than A Human", the new video from POWERFLO — the band featuring BIOHAZARD's Billy Graziadei and former FEAR FACTORY bassist/guitarist Christian Olde Wolbers alongside Sen Dog from CYPRESS HILL, Rogelio Lozano from DOWNSET, and Brazilian drummer Fernando Schaefer — can be seen below. The song is taken from POWERFLO's self-titled debut album, which was ...

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ICED EARTH Releases 'Black Flag' Video

U.S. metal masters ICED EARTH have released a jaw-dropping video for the song "Black Flag", taken from the band's latest album, "Incorruptible". The clip, directed and produced by Serbia's iCODE, can be seen below. ICED EARTH guitarist and main songwriter Jon Schaffer told Shockwave Magazine about "Black Flag": "It's actually a very accurate telling of ...

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Watch STONE SOUR's Entire Concert In Moscow

Fan-filmed video footage of STONE SOUR's entire November 10 performance at Stadium in Moscow, Russia can be seen below. STONE SOUR is continuing to tour in support of its latest album, "Hydrograd", which was released on June 30 via Roadrunner Records. The disc was recorded at Sphere Studios in North Hollywood, California with producer Jay ...

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ICED EARTH To Tour Europe With FREEDOM CALL, METAPRISM

ICED EARTH will embark on a European tour in January with support from FREEDOM CALL and METAPRISM. ICED EARTH guitarist Jon Schaffer stated: "Brothers and sisters, the time is drawing near! We're happy to announce FREEDOM CALL and METAPRISM as support for our upcoming January dates in Europe. Lots of 'Incorruptible' and lots of classics ...

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SANCTUARY/NEVERMORE Singer WARREL DANE To Release 'Shadow Work' Solo Album In 2018

Warrel Dane, the legendary vocalist of SANCTUARY and NEVERMORE, will return with his second solo album, currently created under the guidance of renowned producer Roy "Z" Ramirez (Bruce Dickinson, HALFORD, HELLOWEEN, Sebastian Bach) in 2018. "Shadow Work" is the follow-up to the acclaimed "Praises To The War Machine" (2008) and stylistically strays away from its ...

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ROY MAYORGA: STONE SOUR Is 'Everything I've Wanted In A Band'

Heather Brown of the 105.9 The Grizz radio station conducted an interview with STONE SOUR drummer Roy Mayorga prior to the band's July 16 appearance at this year's Chicago Open Air, which was held at Toyota Park in Bridgeview, Illinois. You can listen to the full chat below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). ...

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TIM 'RIPPER' OWENS, CHRIS CAFFERY, STEVE DIGIORGIO And MARK ZONDER Join Forces In SPIRITS OF FIRE

Guitarist Chris Caffery (SAVATAGE, TRANS-SIBERIAN ORCHESTRA) and vocalist Tim "Ripper" Owens (JUDAS PRIEST, ICED EARTH, CHARRED WALLS OF THE DAMNED) have joined forces in a new band called SPIRITS OF FIRE. The group, which is completed by the powerhouse rhythm section of bassist Steve DiGiorgio (TESTAMENT, DEATH, SEBASTIAN BACH, CHARRED WALLS OF THE DAMNED) and ...

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POWERFLO Feat. BIOHAZARD, CYPRESS HILL, Ex-FEAR FACTORY Members: 'Where I Stay' Video

"Where I Stay", the new video from POWERFLO — the band featuring BIOHAZARD's Billy Graziadei and former FEAR FACTORY bassist/guitarist Christian Olde Wolbers alongside Sen Dog from CYPRESS HILL, Rogelio Lozano from DOWNSET, and Brazilian drummer Fernando Schaefer — can be seen below. The song is taken from POWERFLO's self-titled debut album, which was released ...

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VALOR & VENGEANCE Releases 'Sinking Further' Video

Southern California's VALOR & VENGEANCE has released the Adrienne Beacco-directed music video for the song "Sinking Further". The track is taken from the band's debut EP, "Angels And Kings", which will be released independently in the fall. Formed in Huntington Beach in September 2009 by bassist Paul Perry, VALOR & VENGEANCE "[brings] new media culture ...

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TIM 'RIPPER' OWENS And CHRIS CAFFERY Joined In New Project By STEVE DIGIORGIO And MARK ZONDER

Frontiers Music Srl has signed a handful of American metal musicians to collaborate on a new musical project. The songs that will comprise the first album are being composed by guitarist Chris Caffery (SAVATAGE, TRANS-SIBERIAN ORCHESTRA) and vocalist Tim "Ripper" Owens (JUDAS PRIEST, ICED EARTH, CHARRED WALLS OF THE DAMNED). Enlisted to help with the ...

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Hydrograd - STONE SOUR

STONE SOUR has long outgrown the dismissive and overgeneralized tag “supergroup," stemming of course from its obvious associations and history with mainstream metal juggernaut SLIPKNOT. Like SLIPKNOT, STONE SOUR has cracked Billboard's charts too many times to count, yet its reached far beyond that band's demographic and deeper into the pockets of hard rock, radio ...

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Listen To STONE SOUR's Entire 'Hydrograd' Album

"Hydrograd", the new album from STONE SOUR, can be streamed in its entirety in the YouTube playlist below. The disc will be released on June 30 via Roadrunner Records. "Hydrograd" was recorded at Sphere Studios in North Hollywood, California with producer Jay Ruston, who has previously worked with ANTHRAX and STEEL PANTHER. The band tracked ...

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POWERFLO Feat. BIOHAZARD, CYPRESS HILL, Ex-FEAR FACTORY Members: Entire Debut Album Streaming

The self-titled debut album from POWERFLO — the new band featuring BIOHAZARD's Billy Graziadei and former FEAR FACTORY bassist/guitarist Christian Olde Wolbers alongside Sen Dog from CYPRESS HILL, Rogelio Lozano from DOWNSET, and Brazilian drummer Fernando Schaefer — can be streamed in its entirety using the SoundCloud widget below. The disc will be released on ...

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